The History Behind the Cornucopia Arrangement

The cornucopia is a cultural icon used in decorative flower arrangements around Thanksgiving. This holiday staple is more than just a classic centerpiece. 

History of the Cornucopia

The cornucopia is also known as the Horn of Plenty and is a hollow, horn-shaped wicker basket. It’s typically filled with various vegetables, seasonal fruits and flowers. In America the cornucopia is always associated with the Thanksgiving holiday.

What it Symbolizes Today

Throughout the years the cornucopia has been used at festivals representing abundance and nourishment. The cornucopia stands as a symbol of prosperity being the coat of arms of Colombia, Panama, Peru, Venezuela and even appears on the state flag of Idaho. It has also been said that the cornucopia is lucky and will bring future wealth.

This Thanksgiving use a plentiful cornucopia overflowing with fresh flowers to decorate your table. The sweet fragrance will fill the room and will be a nice reminder of the ways that your family has been provided for over the years. Use the centerpiece as a conversation starter and go around the table saying what you are thankful for. 

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